Kenseth’s Victory in Michigan Earns Bosch Aftermarket Contribution for Motor Racing Outreach

BROADVIEW, IL. August 17, 2015 –Matt Kenseth skillfully maneuvered his Bosch-equipped No. 20 Dollar General Toyota to Victory Lane in Michigan on Sunday, dominating the NASCAR® Sprint Cup SeriesTM Race. In recognition of the victory, Bosch Aftermarket NA is making another $1,000 contribution – the third of the 2015 season – to Motor Racing Outreach.

Motor Racing Outreach works to support the motorsport community so that they may enjoy a more wholesome life together, and in turn, become good role models for millions of motorsport fans around the world. Originally founded in 1988 to serve the NASCAR Sprint Cup racing community, MRO has evolved over the years to serve other forms of motorsports such as motorcycle and powerboat racing.  A faith-based organization, MRO’s mission includes introducing the racing community to a personal faith in Christ, encouraging active involvement in the church, understanding God’s word and assisting in the development of leadership skills.

“It’s remarkable how strong and dominant Joe Gibbs Racing has been in the second half of this season,” said Tony Pauly, director of advertising and brand management for Bosch Automotive Aftermarket North America. “It takes a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication by a lot of people to win races at this level of competition, and we’re thrilled that Bosch quality parts and systems play a role in helping our supported teams consistently perform at the highest level.”                                                                             

So far in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Bosch-supported teams have won nineteen races, earning a total Bosch contribution of $19,000 to driver and team charities.

Bosch Aftermarket has a long-standing partnership with NASCAR, providing oxygen sensors to all NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams.  Additionally, Bosch has provided quality parts — including spark plugs, injectors, alternators, coils, filters, fuel pumps, starters and pressure regulators — to multiple NASCAR teams for more than a decade, helping them to numerous appearances in Victory Lane and seven Sprint Cup Series championships since 2001.

About Bosch

Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 28,700 associates in more than 100 locations, as of April 1, 2015. In 2014, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $11.3 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 360,000 associates worldwide (as per April 1, 2015). The company generated sales of $65 billion (49 billion euros) in 2014.* Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including its sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2014, Bosch applied for some 4,600 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

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Exchange rate: 1 EUR = $1.32850

*The sales figure disclosed for 2014 does not include the former joint ventures BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (now BSH Hausgeräte GmbH) and ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (now Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH), which have since been fully acquired.

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